Fairtrade fortnight runs from 21st February to 6th March, this years' focus is on standing with farmers to seek climate justice, and the impact of climate change on Fairtrade farmers and producers around the world. You can get involved by joining the global community for a free festival of online events that will educate and inspire us to choose the world we want to see. If you have missed out on any of the great talks and presentations they have held, it is all accessible on demand at: www.fairtrade.org.uk/choose-the-world-you-want/on-demand Fairtrade fortnight is the perfect opportunity for me to share some of my favourite sustainable, fair trade businesses that are doing their bit to improve our world for the better. Check...
Wanting to celebrate your love for your best pal? These curated gifts from all female owned indie businesses will be sure to put a smile on anyones face!
Ethnic Collective is an online homeware store that curates and sells authentic artisan made home interiors from across the world, each piece having a story to tell. Founder Sally Hopkins has always had a fondness for handmade homewares since visiting Morocco in 2016, it was there she realised she wanted to step away from far east sourcing and start sourcing directly from the artisans of Morocco, focusing on fair and ethical sourcing, that is transparent. She launched her website in 2020 and sells products made in Morocco ,India and Bali, ensuring to shine a light upon the makers.
Whatever you may say about 2020, I definitely think there has been a surge of support for local shops and people looking for small independent brands rather than shopping from the big chain stores. Here is my summary of some of the best indie businesses that I have been loving this year.